The following is an excerpt from the Wilmington Police log from Monday, October 22, to Tuesday, October 23.
Monday, October 22
2:37 a.m.: An employee at CVS reported what appeared to be a man dressed as a woman in all black with a long blonde wig shoplifted beauty products and left in a silver or gray Mercedes Benz with no plate on the front or back. Tewksbury and Billerica Police were notified, but the vehicle was gone on police arrival.
11:01 a.m.: Following a call about a past assault and battery, a Wilmington man was summonsed on a charge of mayhem.
2:36 p.m.: On Boutwell Street, a caller reported he found a bike in the wetlands and retrieved it. An officer picked up the BMX bike and returned it to the station.
Tuesday, October 23
2:57 a.m.: Police attempted to stop a vehicle on Salem Street for a stop sign violation, but the vehicle would not pull over. The vehicle took Route 62 through North Reading and went south on Route 28 towards Reading, passing through the center of Reading. State Police also were called to help find the car. The vehicle got back onto I-93 and took Exit 35 towards Melrose, but police lost the vehicle near Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. There was debris and fluid in the area, and State Police followed the fluid trail onto I-95 South while a trooper and Burlington Police were standing by at the possible driver’s home. Two parties were listed as possible operators based on Burlington Police’s conversation with the vehicle owner.
7:33 a.m.: On Hathaway Road, a caller reported that three of her unlocked cars were entered sometime overnight.
9:54 a.m.: On Main Street, an employee reported a woman parked in the lot for over an hour who is slumped over the steering wheel. The Fire Department was called, but then cancelled. The woman was sleeping.
10:25 a.m.: A Sheridan Road caller reported his truck was entered sometime the previous night and $190-200 was taken.
4:25 p.m.: Police received a call from Bridge Lane where a youth was struck in the head by a rock that was thrown from the bridge.
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